Scott Davis

Chief Technology Officer at Infinio Systems

Greater Boston Area
Computer Software

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Scott Davis' Summary

Scott Davis is Chief Technology Officer at Infinio and was formerly CTO of VMware’s End User Computing Business Unit and a core staff member in VMware’s Corporate Office of the CTO. He was instrumental in driving product and technology strategy spanning the breadth of VMware’s product lines and also served as VMware’s Chief Data Center/Storage Architect and Field CTO. A recognized expert in virtualization, clustering, operating systems, file systems, storage, and end-user computing technologies such as VDI, graphics protocols and mobility/EMM, Mr. Davis has held senior engineering and business management roles with both startup ventures and established industry firms. Prior to joining VMware, he was a strategic consultant to Fidelity Investments and President, CTO and Founder of Virtual Iron Software, which was acquired by Oracle and became the core of OracleVM. Prior to co-founding Virtual Iron, he was Chief Technology Officer at Mangosoft, an Internet software and storage company with pioneering peer-to-peer clustering, caching and file system products. Earlier, Scott was Technical Director for Digital’s industry acclaimed VAXCluster and VMS Volume Shadowing products, as well as DEC’s Windows NT clustering technology (later sold to Microsoft as the genesis of Microsoft ‘Wolfpack’ Cluster Server). Scott holds 16 US patents for clustering, storage and virtualization technologies and his products have won awards at Comdex, Demo and LinuxWorld.

Specialties: CTO, Technical Architect, Management and Leadership, Business Development, Product Management, Competitive Analysis, Marketing and Strategy, Public Speaking/Press/Analysts, Patent Process

Scott Davis' Experience

Chief Technology Officer

Infinio Systems

June 2014Present (4 months) Cambridge, MA

Chief Technology Officer, End User Computing


April 2007May 2014 (7 years 2 months) Cambridge, MA

Strategic Consultant at Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT)

Fidelity Investments

September 2006April 2007 (8 months)

President, CTO & Founder

Virtual Iron Software

March 2003December 2005 (2 years 10 months)

Vice President, CTO

Mangosoft, Inc.

September 1995October 2002 (7 years 2 months)

Cluster Technical Director, Consulting Engineer

Digital Equipment Corporation

February 1979August 1995 (16 years 7 months)

Scott Davis' Skills & Expertise

  1. Virtualization
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. Competitive Analysis
  4. Data Center
  5. Storage
  6. Clustering
  7. VMware
  8. Operating Systems
  9. High Availability
  10. Enterprise Software
  11. Distributed Systems
  12. Product Strategy
  13. Enterprise Architecture
  14. Public Speaking
  15. Cluster
  16. System Architecture
  17. vSphere
  18. Product Management
  19. VDI
  20. Patents
  21. IT Strategy
  22. Integration
  23. NetApp
  24. Unix
  25. Cisco Technologies
  26. Security
  27. SaaS
  28. Professional Services
  29. Architecture
  30. Strategy
  31. Start-ups
  32. Storage Area Networks
  33. PaaS
  34. SAN
  35. Server Architecture
  36. Scalability
  37. Storage Virtualization
  38. Pre-sales
  39. Solution Architecture
  40. NAS
  41. Big Data
  42. Disaster Recovery
  43. VMware Infrastructure
  44. VMware ESX
  45. Enterprise Storage
  46. Linux
  47. iSCSI
  48. Solaris
  49. Perl
  50. Architectures

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Scott Davis' Education

Scott Davis' Additional Information

Honors and Awards:

- Inventor on 15 granted US patents
- Demo 2005, DemoGod award for Virtual Iron
- Linuxworld 2005, Best Utility/Grid Computing solution for Virtual Iron
- Comdex 1997, Best Connectivity Solution for Mangosoft Medley97
- Comdex 1994, Most Significant Technology Award for Digital Windows NT Clusters

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